Africa Weekly 31/1/20 – cannabis production in Senegal and measures against Coronavirus | AFP


This week on Africa Weekly, we track down a hamlet deep in a Senegalese mangrove swamp where farmers have only one viable crop – cannabis. Here, farmers fly under the radar as they evade the West African country’s crackdown on the drug. Then we head to one of the Republic of Congo’s main ports, where a fall in oil prices since 2014 has caused a crisis for local businesses. And we also take a look at the headlines from around the continent this week.

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